Breast Cancer in the News – April 7

Human Interest Stories

Trio of women beat cancer, Scranton Half Marathon up next

For many people, running a half marathon could be considered a major challenge.For Lori Marinucci, Mary Lynn Gaetano and Eileen Yanchak, Sunday’s inaugural Scranton Half Marathon will be “nothing.”

Sure, they’ve never run one before and have only recently took up the sport. But all three have already faced and beaten one of life’s greatest challenges – breast cancer.

Make-up free selfie raises $500

University student Brittany Bishop is donating $500 to Breast Cancer research after receiving over 600 likes on social media for her make-up free photo.

Student who got a pink Mohawk for breast cancer awareness in honor of sick mother BANNED from competing in track unless he cuts it off

Medical News

Premier cancer researcher cites successes and sees hope

Bones tell much about breast cancer; foresees personalized prevention routine

Guarded Optimism After Breast Cancer Drug Shows Promising Results

Researchers say that a new type of drug can help prevent advanced breast cancer from worsening, potentially providing an important new treatment option for women and a blockbuster product for Pfizer.